Calculating Easter, infinity, best fishing

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The stormy March is come at last,
With wind, and cloud, and changing skies;
I hear the rushing of the blast
That through the snowy valley flies
.
William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)

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Atmospheric Rivers: Why California Is Flooding
Atmospheric Rivers: Why California Is Flooding

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Picturing Infinity in Our Universe
Picturing Infinity in Our Universe

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Mardi Gras 2021 (Fat Tuesday)
Mardi Gras 2021 (Fat Tuesday)

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is celebrated on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. But what exactly is the meaning of Mardi Gras and why do we celebrate? From its origins as a spring fertility rite to the masked balls of medieval Italy to today’s famous Mardi Gras festival in New Orleans, learn...
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When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined
When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined

Easter 2021 will be observed on Sunday, April 4! Easter is a “movable feast” that is always held on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25. Do you know how the exact date of Easter is determined? Find out why the date changes every year and how this holiday relates to the first full Moon of spring.
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Best Fishing Days and Times
Best Fishing Days and Times

The best times to fish are when the fish are naturally more active.
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